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seasons hotel in the city where it all began .. i am pleased to have isore srp at this table for the first time. welcome. >> thank you, thank you. >> rose:. >> pleased to be here. >> rose: think back to 1961, what were you thinking? >> well, you know, i have to think about it that i was not building a hotel to go into the hotel business. i had some years before that built a small motel for a friend and i was intrigued of how he and his wife could make that work, and this is in the middle of limited access highway, on the outskirts of toronto, and, you know, i convinced him to maybe make eight ttle bit bigger and not unfinished because it looked like a big house and he did and he asked me, just as soon as he finished to come back and finish the rooms. so it sparked an interest in me and i decided to try to do that but instead of doing it on the highway i thought if it works so well there, wouldn't it work better to do the same concept of combining the best of a motel and a hotel downtown? so i was thinking as a real estate deal, that was my business, i am a builder by trade and a real eate
? >> no. we are going into a new country, we will want to establish first in the city before we will extend into a resort,. >> us to get a foothold, but, no, they are both viable, they are both part of the company's needs. we must have product of both in most major cities and most countries. >> rose: when you decided to give up the ceo job -- >> well, i -- you know, from day one i have always been in control of my destiny and. >> rose: i prefer that too. >> yes. and that's a privilege. but, you know, it is inevitable and i knew my major responsibility -- well look the company has been my life and it is something i have got my -- everything invested in my life in it. so as every ceo's role is to plan for succession. >> rose: right. >> the expected and the unexpected so i had planned this over many years, i enjoy what i was doing so it wasn't a question of firing the, retiring but i wanted to transition of leadership while i was still hell any and around to be able to assist. >> rose: right. and fortunately, we have got many people who have devoted the better part of their workin
. things like -- in terms of demography, five million people moved from the countryside to the cities in the first five years of this decade. the levels of -- sorry 20 million people. that's more -- that's more than across the atlantic in 100 years for 1920. there's democrat graphic change, there's inequality you look at the princelings are extremely rich and -- >> rose: so is the issue will there be jobs and opportunity when they get to the urban area and will they be able to sustain the economic growth to provide that and if they can't does it unleash a kind of social conflict that will consume -- >> it's both. there are some political reforms you need do with it. you need the issues of taking on the vested interests. >> what you're finding is that there's a war for talent in chinese. difficult for people to stay and work for you. the younger generation in terms of the rural migration, they are not as satisfied as their parents were coming in off the farms and working in a sweatshop. they demand better jobs and so you might say this is a good sweatshop job, it's good as being an ind
of as a reporter when i first started, it changed in the mid-'70s with the arab oil embargo, the near bankruptcy of new york city and stagflation, that is inflation and recession at the same time. and all of a sudden business journalism became a front page story. and i saw that i was teaching at columbia at the time i was working at "businessweek" and i saw that happen. the idea of business today. if you had it to do over would you have gone into business or reportg? that's wre younded up. or would you have been more interested in international affairs. more interested in domestic politics? more interests in science? >> i lived and worked in london for a couple years so i had a taste of that and i was national affairs editor of "newsweek" so i had a taste of the politics. i would say that economics and business journalisim in the time that i was doing it was fabulous because we saw the emergence of china and india, we saw the tech revolution. when i became the editor of "businessweek," the chinese were wearing mao suits and the apple macintosh was a novelty and the stock market was a thousand. s
our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin this evening with polics, governor romney was the clear winner last night in the first of the three presidential debates, his performance revived a campaign dogged by weakening poll numbers a candidate emerged that republicans hoped for, friends often describe but the electorate had yet to encounter. >> that was survey done of small businesses across the country, said what has been the effect of obama care on your hiring plans and three quarters of them said it makes us less likely to hire people. i just don't know how the president could come into office, facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment and economic crisis at the kitchen table and spend his energy and passion for two years fihting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> i have my own plans, not the same as simpson-bowles but in my view the president should have grabbed it if he wanted to make adjustments take it, go to congress and fight it. >> that's what we have done, make a
communicationsÑi from our udios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: nancy pelosi is here, she is the minority leader of the house of representatives, she has served in congress for over 25 years, in 2007 became the first female speaker of the house, her commitment toçó democratic politics has made her one of the party's assets as november election approaches, democrats are hopeful they can take back control of the house, i am pleased to have her here back at the table. welcome. >> thank you, charlie. >> rose: you have been driving around, you have been in ten days in ne ys, nine days, tet states, what is it you hear and see out there? i mean i realize and i expect you to say pro democratic party things, but what do you see? >> well, i see strong support for the president. there is really an understanding that in addition to his name being on the ballot and our names being on the ballot that some values are on the ballot that are very important, medicare is on the ballot, it survives in a -- >> rose: it is on the ballot because there is a clear since, fact 35 is a change an
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